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Akron Register Tribune (Newspaper) - October 26, 1944, Akron, Iowa VOLUME 58 OCTOBER 1944 NUMBER 12 YOUNG COUPLE ASSUME MARRIAGE VOWS SUNDAY Miss Lenora Popken And Ronald Rohlfs Are United In Craig Church A pretty wedding was solemnized October at 3 at Johns Lutheran church in when Miss Lenora Pop ken became the bride of Roland the Voelkner perform ing the impressive double ring cere The young couple was attend ed by Miss Ella sister of the and Harlan friend of the The bride was attired in a dark brown with accessories to while the bridesmaid wore an olive green with corresponding acces1 They both wore corsages of yellow The groom and his at tendant wore conventional dark with white carnation The bride is the daughter of and Otto of near and has been employed in Sioux City for the past The groom is a son of and of Thenewly married couple will make their home on the grooms northeast of These young people arc deservedly popular in a wide circle of who wish them R full measure of happiness and suc Shower for BridetoBe A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Miss Lenora a at 1423 Douglas Sioux Octo ber A huge bellshaped cake was baked and decorated in her chosen pink and by the host Dorothy Ohlrichs and Ella Pop After Spending a pleasant eve pljtying r a lunch was Miss Popken was the recipient of many beautiful and useful AKRON HIGH HOMECOMING FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK The annual Homecoming activities of the Akron High school will begin this Thursday evening at with the coronation of the king and queen in the Two attendants will be chosen from the Fifth and Sixth Following the a bonfire and pep rally will be held on the school Here a snake dance will be which will take the group through the business at a parade of school led by the will begin in front of the school building and will march through the business At the kickoff of the Akron Holstein football game will take All alumni are invited to attend the Homecoming dance Friday evening at oclock in the This dance is being sponsored by the Jun ior FARMER LOSES HIS HAND IN ACCIDENT Jay Sykes Was Making Adjustment on Picking Machine Late Saturday ya Jay well known farmer living northwest of hoio in the Union Creek was the victim of a mostdistressing accident at about oclock Saturday causing the loss of his right He had nearly completed the field he was was working on with a mechanical corn picking machine when it became necessary to make an adjustment on the ear snapping mechanism and his hand was caught and drawn into the By a supreme he was able to pull his hand but not un til it had been badly crushed and la Sykes hastened to his about eighty rods and drove His wife and their hired once brought him to the Akron where Brunner found it necessary to amputate the hand at the Sykes withstood the shock of the terrible ordeal in good shape nnd is reported to be getting along as well as could possibly be This injury eomes as a severe handi cap to a young man who has been as actively engaged in farming pursuits has Jay nnd his numerous friends extend sincerest sympathy in his at the same time wish ing for him n speedy METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Judge Fred of will give his lecture on Tomorrows Child ren at the Methodist church on Nov ember That will be the evening of election day but it will be too early to find out how the has turn ed out until after this lecture is so why not come and hear this very well informed who will not only entertain but will also in struct and He comes un der the auspices of the AntiSaloon League of The Rust College Jubilee Singers will give their concert at our church on Friday evening of this at 8 HOW TO KEEP a1 message for young and will be the sermon for next Sunday This is a practical message and one that both groups should Womens Society will be enter tained in the church parlors next with Clifford Ken nedy and Robert Kerr entertain Only the race which regards its renews its ALBERT FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday Bible school at Preaching at 11 Ladies Aid will meet Saturday af October in the home of Roy with Allan Moffatt as Mrs Clara Port will be in charge of Roll call will be answered by a favorite Scripture Harold Peck would like the addresses of service men as soon as BORN A to and Ray mond in Hawarden Hospi October Gibbons is stationed at in the Army Air LOCAL NEWS NOTES IIIIIMIIIIIIIJllllllM IJfeeFSrlenl raine Emmink were week end visitors in Sioux and Behmer and went to for a few days visit with Lowell from Fort is spending a furlough with his parents and other relatives and friends in this Vincent of the arrived Tuesday from the Great Lakes to visit in the home of his and south of Paul Bauch came Saturday to join his wife in a visit with her pa and Eugene and other who has been stationed at Fort left yesterday for Fort Curtis of the who is taking special instruc tion at Iowa State came Saturday to spend a leave with his and Curtis Lew and other relatives and Eldon of the returned Sunday to after spending a weeks leave with his pa and Glen east of and other relatives and He recently completed his training at the Great Lakes Station and now continues his ing in EclAy Radio Eldon of the Army Air visited relatives and friends here several days the past He formerly lived here with his Rose now of San Di Johnson is a test pilot and his work has called him to every state in the Union except At present he is stationed at Oklahoma Akron High football team dropped n 27 to 7 decision to the undefeated Kingsley High team at that place last Friday Akron threw a real scare into Kingsley the first which ended in a 77 Akron hav ing the ball within inches of another touchdown as the period Ak rons defense weakened during the second when Kingsley ran over three sustained a severe head injury Monday afternoon when he stepped backward off a truck he was loading with feed nt a wholesale house in Sioux and was rendered unconscious for about an Taken to Josephs he was found to have received a scalp wound about two inches long and a bad contusion on the back of his headi but fortun ately no skull fracture Claeys was brought home Tuesday af ternoon and has since been confined to but is getting along all although quite stiff and MASONIC BODIES CELEBRATE FINAL PAYMENT OF DEBT Large Attendance At Special Program In Temple Tuesday Night The Burning of the Mortgage ceremony put on at a special mooting of Freedom Tuesday was attended yy a large number of local Masons and Stars and their wives and invited as well us by vis iting delegations from Sioux Elk Hawnrden and The occasion proved a high ly enjoyable one to all worshipful master of Freedom presided over the The program opened with the ensemble singing of Prayer was then offered by chaplain of the After a line selection by a male quartet from Landmark of Sioux Reyn6lds introduced as the speaker of the occasion an oldtime ancl valued friend of of who delivered a splendid taking for his sub What Masonry Does for a Thp speakers re marks were both interesting ancl houghtproducing and emphasized some fundamental truths that deeply impressed his The Landmarkquartet thenfa vored with another after which the master of ceremonies called upon members of Freedom lodge and Vesper chapter for contributions to the Williams gave a brief Wooton read a historical sketch of Freedom Cross presented a paper on the work and achievements of Vesper Briinner read a poem written by Edith Root of that was presented at the time of the Max Pollock gave a talk reminiscent of Akron Masonry and of the conception and evolution of the Masonic The male quartet from Landmark lodge sang again and this time was compelled to respond to a vigorous The quartets music provided a real Then came the burning of the which was carried out in most unique During this cer Master Reynolds jave the following historical sketch On September thjs temple was dedicated The cost of the build ing was approximately Wooton was of Freedom lodge and Cunning was TALKIE CHATTER Norka Theatre Features For The Coming Week The talking picture entertainment to be presented at the Norka Theatre during the coming consist of a submarine war a mystery farce and an operetta in The attraction for Friday anl Sat urday October 27 and is a drama of the far Destination with such well knownscreen stars as Gary John Garfield and Alan Hale cast in the leading When paptain Gas sidy Gary of the submarine opens sealed orders 24 hours out of San Francisco he finds he is to proceed to Tokyo chart factories and other mili tary and then to relay this information to the flattop With the the flyers will bomb After this premise the picture becomes a submarine with big and marking the Garfleld tnlks about imaginary girls sub is attacked by two zeros in Iviskn the Robert asks naive questions the Copperfln snakes through the nets n entrance to Tokyo by followin in a damaged Jap To war the end dramatic action predomii with Ridgely and Foi sythe sneaking ashore to radio th information to the Then th American bombing of Tokyo is seen nnd the Coperfin is found and depth bombed thoroughly by the wit the sub finally getting away for home damaged but When the fllir 5ets into the Tokyo climax it offer action that is probably rougher thar any yet The Japs seem t drop hundreds of depth bombs am the concussion will keep the theatre rocking for almost half an Thet is sometimes a thrill in great noise and this is one of the Coming to the Norkascreen on Sun day and Monday October 29 and will be the mystery farce Make Your Onn the mem ers of the cast including Jack Cat Jane Alan Irene George Tnla Birell Robert Rieardo Mar Harry of Vesper The Star con tributed and assisted in many other ways in equipment of the build The building expense of was financed by the lodge and chap Outstanding indebtedness at this time was which was financed by a mortgage and During these difficult payments and contri butions were few and far but the interest was always paid and a steady though small amount was paid on the priaepal every In a bequest of to the Ma sonic lodge and to the Star really started theh downward trend of the Temple and thatyear the note and on the mortgage was with the other con reduced thhe debt consid In 1941 a new mortgage was made in the amount of From thaht time to the present the sailing has been more with the be ginning of the fiscal the debt stood at During the spring months there was some agitation to clear up the debt Several plans were but I finally ap pointed a committee to so licit direct contributions from the Results were most grat Every brother put his shoul der to the wheel and the full amount was with the result that to night we have before you the only re maining evidence of that once most burdening and I assure that even that will shortly be no After all had joined in sing ing the a most interesting and happy occasion came to a Announcement was made that a lunch would be served to all in the dining room of the temple by the la dies of Vesper and more than 200 people partook of the appetizing repast and enjoyed a season of socia Bradley and William Fol lowing the Alan Hale and his Irene will do anything to keep and thats how he cooks up a mystery to entice Jack Carson and his Jane to act a In he gets some radio players to act as Nazi Jack is the worlds dumbest but in the end he traps the fake who turn out to be real Nazis after The picture will win plenty of laughs from those who like their humor simple and dialog unsullied by On Wednesday Novembei the screen offering will be a pretty The Desert in tech Among those appearing in the talented cast will be Dennis Mor Irene Bruce Victor Gene Lockhavt and Faye The plot presents a Continued on last page llllllllllllllllllllini1 iiiiiiiniiiKiiiiimiiiiiiiiKiiiiiiifiiiiiimidnimnmim LOCAL NEWS NOTES Anyone wishing to contribute bun dles of clothing for Russian Relief win leave same Norka Theatre or RegisterTribune office and same be to proper The need is now Akin and children went to Sioux to visit rela Robert Adams left for a visit with her Robert who is stationed at Camp Van Anderson and Joe of visited their Carrie the fore part of the Miss Ruth Harris visited over the week end at with her Miss Lois Jean who is attending Teachers college Ernest of came today to visit in the homes of his and John Nel and his Harry Elwin who is taking a Navy training course at Notie Dame South came today to visit relatives in the Frank Kerr west of Ernest Lucken left last week for to visit her Ernest who is in the Naval based at San She will also visit other relatives The Rust College Jubilee Singers will be in Akron on Friday October to present a program at the Methodist The public is cordially There will be no but an offering will be taken for Rust Second Robert who has completed a course in officers train ing at Yale New arrived Saturday to spend a leave with his and Alve northwest of and other relatives nnd PLYMOUTH COUNTY COUPLE OBSERVE GOLDEN WEDDING and Gerhard Lucken Have Lived On Same Farm 45 Years and Gerhard of celebrated their Gold en Wedding on October and Lueken were narried in Plymouth county fltty years ago and have spent their entire named life in this For more than fortyfive years they have ivcd at the farm home where they iaw The live daughters and three sons their respective families who came home Sunday to honor their pa and help celebrate this great oc casion were and Henry luckcn and Frank and Akron and Wallace South Sirfux and Leo and Fred Lucken and Ar Icn and Akron and Bernard and Linda and LeMurs and Hurley Bue and Dor Sioux City and Ted Erick othy and Mary son and Gus and and Charles Murphy and Le Mars Miss Leone Rustin and the Carol Jean and of and Ernest Ak and Ernest Lucken were unable to come us he is now one of Uncle Sams sailors and at present in port at Cali Others who were unable to come were grandchildren and Kenneth of Cal and and Donald Lucken Donald is on the and Robert Lucken and Jerry The five daughters served a bdunti ul The long table was cen a three tier wedding decorated with gold The golden nut cups were topped with the All the decorations and appnint nents were in keeping with the oc TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Sunday School and Bible Class nt 10 Divine worship service at 11 The Thankoffering service of the Mission Circle will be held in the church Sunday November The special feature of the service will be the showing of the sound The Prodigal We welcome yon to worship with m OHATSWORTH Pastor Sunday school at Divine Service at We welcome you to worship with ADAVILLE Sunday school at 10 Preaching services at in charge of the Missionniy with Miss Ruth Ohibj as On Sunday afternoon and evening there will be a Missionary meeting at Grand Meadow Miss Miller will speak and also Miss Bab from the a returned mission The Grand Meadow and Adaville churches will unite in this A potluck supper No evening services at Ted Erickson a jrayer commemorating this Golden bedding As a conclu sion to the the wedding cake vas cut by the eldest and served to all The afternoon was spent in social and much As a token of their love and es with a tapestry covered love the children presented their pa and Lucken were the ecipicnts of many letters and est AKRON SOLDIER MAKING GLOBE CIRCUIT Harold serving in the Army Air Corps the past three arrived Tuesday from ndia to spend a furlough with his pa and nd other relatives and Jillespie made the long trip from In ia to New York by airplane and thus ompleted a circuit of the as vhen he went to India he traveled by ay of the Pacific During his tay in India he served with a mili ary musical organization that became ainous in the entertainment of sol iers and sailors at the various cen the AllAmerican Swing nd had many interesting Waterbury is mighty glad to get aek to home and He expects o leave here for UNION CREEK CHURCH Sunday school at 10 Divine services at 11 Luther October Halloween in the form of n hardtime Be ye for in an hour ye think not the Son of Man LESLIE DAIRY FEED PAYMENTS October 31 is the deadline on July and August dairy feed Either mail or bring your milk and cream slips to the AAA Office at Le Mars before that Weid Plymouth County AAA FORMER AKRON PEOPLE RECEIVE FINAL SUMMONS Young Lived Downer Near Sioux City Alice Louiso a res dent of Akron over forty years and since that time a resident of Mur passed away Octo jer in a hospital at after an illness of a She will be remembered by the older resi dents of this locality as and at one time was employed as an assistant in the Akron Survivors are the Rolla of Murdo a of Sioux City a Dig of a oi Sioux arid three The body was taken to Sioux City for final rites and interment IIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIII LOCAL NEWS NOTES iminniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiifiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM and Vorle Nenl and atives and friends Special meeting of Freedom Monday eve October for work in the first and Gross and and Orlando of Sioux were guests of their and Vern Swift lias been laid up with n painful attack of sciatic rheumatism during the past and his mail route has been curried by Louis McVay and family visited rel atives in His Me who lias served in the Navy u number of was there on accompanied by his Lauren Mann arrived Sunday from Camp Ha has been hospitalized much of the time since entering army service last January and has been granted a mud ical Misses Phyllis and Dorothy John son come from Sioux City for a week end visit with home folks and to see their brother and Arden before his departure Sunday for Camp MORE FIGURES GIVEN ON NATIONAL WAR FUND DRIVE Most all communities in the First istrict of Plymouth county are over lie top in the National War Fund the result now being as fol ows Quota Raised reston Twp 119 Vestfield 104 Town 104 ortland Vestfield ioux Twp Otto First district chair wishes to thank all the nd especially the community ehair for their splendid nd wish to thank each and every con ributor for their It is worthy the funds collected eing wisely spent for the benefit of ur merchant seanwn nd everybody in our armed s well as our Abe Miller and Ward Cnapp went to DCS The weather has continued warm and pleasant this with a snappy frost this Thursday morn picking is now getting un der good headway on the farms and reports of yields of 100 bushels per acre are coming Arden Johnson returned the lost of the week from where he had accompanied his John and who had been visiting in the home of their pa and Emil northwest of who came recently from Fort Wy left Sunday for his new loca Camp Victor Clark left Monday for where her husband is stationed in the Marine She was accompanied by three la dies from Clark has been staying here with her pa and Carl She plansto stop in for a brief visit with and Gerald of this an nounces the marriage of her daugh Miss Neomi Klauer to Nathan Debeuham in on Aug ust The who grew to young womanhood in Akron and grad uated from Akron high is an instructor in music and English in Roosevelt high and has taught in the Islands during1 the past several The groom is a Wallace a former well known farmer northeast of Ak in Portland passed away at his home in Concord town VVoodbury near Sioux Saturday October following a heart Born at Leaf February he located with his parents near at the age of seven and came to Akron in He married Vera Stevens in Hawar den January They moved from here to Woodbury county a num ber of years Downer was a member of the United Brethren Left to mourn his departure are his wife a Ernest of Sioux City two of and Harry of Sioux and seven Friends and former relatives here extend sympathy to the bereaved Funeral services were held Monday o ty Mornngside Batho of James Methodist Interment was in Memor ial Park cemetery BIO SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH October Prayer Morn ing worship sermon Baby based upon I There will be special Sunday with classes for every Evening A period of chorus singing will be enjoyed at the The pastor will October Midweek iu three Bring your Bibles and You will always find a warm wel come in the white church on the PLEASANT HILL CHURCH Sunday school at Evening Gospel service at 9 o The annual Ladies Aid Bazonr will be held Friday October at at the Garland school o attend the annual meeting of the man in A host of rand chapter of the Eastern as Akron friends of the bride extend to AKRON BANKER TO LOCATE AT ALTA Wetzeler Severs Connection With First National After 24 Years This community heard with very much regret an announcement this week that Wetzeler will sever his connection with the First National as its and on Novem ber 1 take a similar position with the First Trust and Savings Bank at Wetzeler has been ed with the First National Bank for nearly a quarter of a coming here October He has always taken a prominent and active part in the business and civic life of the com serving several years as a councilman and school board ard since the beginning of World War II has served as a member of the Plymouth County Selective Service Always courteous and Wetwlcr has gained a high place in public and there is general regret at his decision to move to another In the Alta bank hewill be manager as well constituting an advancement iu his banking and Wetzeler will not move tc Ata at as their and Mary are in school Charles being a Senior in High The Weteelers will bo greatly epresentativesof Vesper the couple their very best missed when they do leave
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